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 Release No. 04-35: First Mirror Ordered for Giant Magellan Telescope
For Release: Monday, December 13, 2004

Giant Magellan TelescopeThis schematic shows the Giant Magellan Telescope (GMT) next to one of the existing 6.5-meter Magellan telescopes. The telescope primary mirror will have a diameter of 83 feet (25.4 meters) with more than 4.5 times the collecting area of any current optical telescope. Credit: Carnegie Observatories

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